Our Speakers

Dr. Andrew Ng
Singapore Institute of Technology

Dr. Andrew Ng is an Associate Professor with Singapore Institute of Technology. He is the Deputy Programme Director of the BEng (Honours) and MEngTech in Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering (Land), which focuses on railway engineering and total preventive maintenance. He is a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council and serves on the committees of various local and international professional engineering institutions, such as Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE). He is a Senior Member of IEEE and IES, as well as a Consultant and Advisor to startups and multinational corporations. In addition, Dr. Ng is a Principal Investigator of several grants amounting to more than half a million Singapore dollars. He holds one international patent and has more than 20 publications as both first and corresponding author. His research and development innovations have also garnered him several prestigious awards, such as Amity Researcher Award, Young Investigator Award, and National Instruments Editor’s Choice Engineering Impact Award. Furthermore, Dr. Ng has been frequently quoted and interviewed by news media on railway transportation issues and current affairs.  

Dr. T.V. Vijay Kumar
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Dr. T.V. Vijay Kumar is a Professor in School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Presently, he is also a Concurrent Professor in the School of Engineering, Concurrent Professor in the Special Centre for Disaster Research and an Associated Faculty in Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has completed his PhD in the area of Databases from Jawaharlal Nehru University after completing his MPhil and MSc in Operational Research and BSc(Hons) in Mathematics from University of Delhi, Delhi. His research Interests are Databases, Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Nature Inspired Algorithms, Disaster Management,  Big Data and Analytics.  He at present is also the International Students Advisor at Jawaharlal Nehru University.  

Mr. Aninda Bose
Springer Nature

Mr. Aninda Bose is presently working as a Senior Publishing Editor with Springer Nature. Mr. Bose is part of the Global Acquisition Team at Springer Nature and responsible for acquisition of scientific content across the globe. He is responsible for acquisition of content in Interdisciplinary Applied Sciences. He has more than 24 years of industrial experience in marketing and different fields of publishing. Mr. Bose has completed Masters in Organic Chemistry from Delhi University and Masters in Marketing Research from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune. Mr. Bose has delivered more than 85 invited talks on Scientific Writing and Publishing Ethics in reputed Universities, International Conferences and Author Workshops. He has published books for secondary level in Chemistry and is a member of American Chemical Society, USA.